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Your Ultimate Guide to the Bay State Winter Games

Bay State Winter GamesNow in its 34th year, the Bay State Winter Games is a beloved New England tradition. Each year, over 900 athletes from hundreds of local towns and cities gather to compete for medals and awards in several wintertime sports including figure skating, ice hockey, snowshoeing, and more. Whether you’re a sports fanatic or just want to cheer on the kids, a visit to the events at the Bay State Games 2018 is guaranteed fun.

The Bay State Winter Games are just one of the many ways to enjoy the winter getaway of a lifetime. Request your free copy of our Vacation Guide to the Berkshires for a full list of fun-filled things to do that you won’t want to miss. From outdoor adventures to dining, you’ll receive it all straight to your inbox!

The Bay State Winter Games Mission

The Massachusetts Amateur Sports Foundation is a non-profit organization that organizes the Bay State Summer and Winter Games each year. The goal of these competitions is to promote personal development, education, physical fitness, teamwork, and sportsmanship to Massachusetts citizens. The foundation is recognized and respected nationwide for holding top-quality, Olympic-style events and is a beloved and integral part of the Berkshires community.

Bay State Winter Games 2018 Schedule

Visitors are welcome to attend any of the thrilling events at the games. From various types of skiing to non-winter sports like bowling, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! Plus, each of these sporting events will take place just a short drive from the Gateways Inn.

While this year’s schedule has yet to be determined, you can expect the games to begin this January and carry on throughout the winter season. Be sure to check the Bay State Games website regularly for scheduling updates and more.

Bay State Games Figure Skating Show

As the highlight of the Bay State Winter Games, the Figure Skating Show is an event you won’t want to miss. It features the talent of New England Regional and District 1 medalists from the USFSA and ISI ranks, as well as Winter Games medal winners. All parents, coaches, family members, and the general public can purchase their tickets online or at the rink for $10.

Need a Place to Stay for the Games? We Invite You to the Gateways Inn

Western Mass MuseumsEscape from your day-to-day schedule and enjoy a Berkshires winter getaway in our elegant bed and breakfast in Lenox, MA. This Procter mansion turned inn is the perfect alternative to other hotels and provides you with all the modern amenities you desire. Guests will also be able to dine in our on-site award-winning restaurant and enjoy live entertainment in the cozy lounge. Ready for the vacation of your dreams?

Find your favorite room with us today! We can’t wait to welcome you to the Berkshires soon!

If you haven’t already, don’t forget to download your free copy of our Vacation Guide to the Berkshires. It’s the ultimate vacation planning tool that you won’t want to be without during your visit.

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